This Lease Agreement involves
Title: LEASE AGREEMENT
THIS INSTRUMENT OF LEASE made this 28th day of July, 2004, by and between
WESTERN RESERVE OF BRECKSVILLE, LLC., (hereinafter called "LANDLORD") and
WESTERN RESERVE BANK (hereinafter called "TENANT").
SPACE RENTED: That the Landlord does hereby let and lease to the Tenant
the following described Premises, to-wit: 8751 BRECKSVILLE ROAD, SUITE 100,
BRECKSVILLE, OHIO 44141 (the "Premises") and in addition thereto Tenant's pro
rata share of the common area space of the entire building. Together such total
leased space is hereby described as the "Leased Rentable Space."
TERM: The Tenant shall have and hold the Leased Rentable Space for the
full term of Ten (10) year(s), beginning on October 1, 2004 and terminating
September 30, 2014.
RENT: The yearly rental for the first year which shall commence October 1,
2004, shall be One Hundred Fifty Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty-Three 50/100
Dollars ($150,923.50) payable in equal monthly installments of Twelve Thousand
Five Hundred Seventy-Six 96/100 Dollars ($12,576.96), payable on the first day
of each and every month in advance during the term of the Lease. During each
year of this Lease term, the rent shall be increased by 2% over the prior year's
rent. By way of example of the foregoing, the rent for the second year would be
$150,923.50 x 1.02 or $153,941.97, payable in equal and consecutive monthly
installments of $12,828.50 each. Each succeeding year shall be computed
accordingly. Failure of the Tenant to make monthly installments as required
under the terms of this Lease shall be considered a violation of this Lease and
the Landlord may take whatever action is necessary to secure his rights under
this Lease. Failure to make the monthly rental payment within five (5) days
after the due date shall result in a late charge
of 5% of the outstanding balance. Said charge shall be billed each and every
month thereafter as long as there is an outstanding balance.
OPTION TO EXTEND: Tenant, may be written notice to Landlord not less than
ninety (90) days prior to expiration of the original term of this Lease, extend
this Lease for an additional term of Five (5) years upon the same conditions
provided in the original term of the Lease. Tenant, may be written notice to
Landlord not less than ninety (90) days prior to expiration of the five-year
option of this Lease, extend this Lease for an additional term of Five (5) years
upon the same conditions provided in the original term of the Lease.
UTILITIES: Tenant shall promptly pay for utilities rendered or furnished
to the Premises and Tenant's pro rata share of the commonly metered utilities
during the term of this Lease, including water, gas, electricity, trash and
sewer charges. Since utilities may not be individually metered, Tenant is
responsible for paying a pro rata share of all utilities paid by Landlord.
Landlord shall not be responsible to Tenant in damages or otherwise if any one
or more of said utility services or obligations is interrupted or terminated by
reason of any cause beyond Landlord's reasonable control. No such interruption
or termination of utility services shall relieve Tenant from any of its
obligations under this Lease. Tenant shall be responsible for any damage to
building caused by Tenant's failure to pay utility services that are
individually metered to the Premises that Tenant is required to pay.
COMMON AREA MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR: Tenant shall be responsible for its
pro rata share of all common area maintenance expenses and repairs, including
exterior, interior, roof, parking lot and all other exterior and interior
structural fixtures and equipment, including HVAC systems.
REAL ESTATE TAXES AND INSURANCE: Tenant shall also pay its pro rata share
of all real estate taxes and assessments levied on the leased Premises and
insurance premiums for fire and extended hazard and all other insurance premiums
including liability insurance for the leased Premises.
PRO RATA SHARE: Tenant's "pro rata share" shall be the ratio or percentage
which the number of leased rentable space bears to the total number of square
feet of gross rentable floor area of the entire building. The total gross
rentable floor area of the building is 10,749 square feet; the number of leased
rentable square feet of floor area of Tenant's suite is 5,642; Tenant's pro rata
share is 52.5%.
TRIPLE NET LEASE: This Lease is and shall be deemed and construed to be a
"pure net" or "triple net" Lease and the fixed rent and supplemental payments,
including payments for all third-party billings, shall be net to the Landlord in
each month during the term of this Lease.
COVENANTS OF TENANT: Tenant does hereby covenant and agree with Landlord
1. Tenant's Premises shall be constructed according to the plans and
specifications attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and made a part hereof. In
addition, Landlord shall grant to Tenant an improvement allowance of Twenty-Five
Dollars ($25.00) per square foot or One Hundred Forty-One Thousand Fifty Dollars
2. Tenant will pay said rent at the time and place in the manner
3. Tenant will make all repairs caused by its negligence to the interior
of the Premises and it will indemnify and save harmless said Landlord from and
against all liens, claims or damages by reason of any repairs or improvements
which may be made by said Tenant on said Premises. The Tenant will make no
changes to the Premises without the consent of the Landlord.
4. Tenant will use and occupy said Premises in a careful, safe and proper
5. Tenant will fully comply with and obey all laws, ordinances, rules,
regulations, and requirements of all regularly constituted authorities in any
way affecting said Premises, or the use thereof, of this Lease.
6. Tenant will not commit or suffer any waste therein.
7. Tenant will not manufacture or sell, or permit to be sold on the
Premises during said term, any intoxicating liquor.
8. Tenant will not assign this Lease, or underlet said Premises or any
part thereof, without
the written consent of the Landlord, consent of which shall not be unreasonably
9. Tenant will make no change in the construction of the building on said
Premises without the prior written consent of the Landlord.
10. Tenant will not cause damage or attach anything to the woodwork or
doors on said Premises. However, Tenant may install a door closure that shall be
mounted to the interior of the door within the suite.
11. Tenant will permit said Landlord or agents of the Landlord upon
reasonable notice to enter upon said Premises at all reasonable times to examine
the condition of said Premises except notice may be dispensed with should entry
upon said Premises by Landlord be necessitated by emergency. Landlord and its
agents shall have the right to exhibit the Premises and to display the usual
"for rent" or "vacancy" signs on the Premises at any time within thirty (30)
days before the expiration of this Lease.
12. Landlord shall not be liable to the Tenant or any other person for any
damage to person or property on said Premises.
13. Tenant will pay all loss and damage occasioned by or growing out of
the use and occupation of said Premises by the Tenant and/or the agents,
subtenants or employees of the Tenant, and that the Tenant will indemnify,
protect and save harmless the Landlord from and against any loss or liability
thereby or therefrom; and from and against any expense, cost and attorney fees
incurred in connection with any such claim.
Tenant shall maintain, at its own expense, fire and extended coverage
insurance upon the Lease improvements and betterments, trade fixtures and
equipment, stock in trade, furnishings and other appurtenances to its business,
in an amount not less than 80 percent (80%) of its full insurable value. In
addition, Tenant agrees to maintain both Tenant and Landlord as insured with
single limits of $1,000,000.00 for bodily injury to or death of one or more
persons and $100,000.00 on account of damage to property arising out of the use
and occupancy by Tenant, its agents, employees, licensees and invitees of the
Premises and/or common areas.
14. All property owned or belonging to Tenant in said building or upon
said Premises shall
be situated thereon at the sole risk of the Tenant. The Tenant shall do nothing
to increase the insurance risk to the building and any conduct on the part of
the Tenant which would increase the insurance premium shall be considered a
breach of this agreement.
15. Tenant will surrender and deliver up said Premises at the end of said
term in as good order and condition as the same now are or may be put by the
Landlord, reasonable use and natural wear and tear, or unavoidable casualty
16. Tenant will be responsible for the replacement of all light bulbs,
pest control, and repair of clogged toilets and drains within the Premises.
17. Tenant shall not permit animals of any kind, with the exception of
guide dogs for the handicapped, upon the Premises nor in any way utilize the
Premises for a purpose other than to conduct the activity which is set forth
under the section entitled "Use of the Premises."
18. Tenant shall erect only such signs advertising Tenant's business as
shall be in conformity with all applicable codes and ordinances and shall be
approved by Landlord, in writing, as to the size, type, color, style and
location thereof, which approval shall not be unrea